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Response to Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

Rev. Rebecca Liberty, Director of the Wilson Center, released the following statement on behalf of the Wilson Center and its Board of Directors: The Wilson Center joins the Jewish community locally and beyond in mourning the murders at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27. We mourn the attack that reaches beyond a […]

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2019 Dorothy Clarke Wilson Peace Writing Prize Announced

The topic for the 2019 Dorothy Clarke Wilson Peace Writing Prize has been announced by The Wilson Center. Applicants are asked to reflect on the following quote, taken from an address given by the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, in 1962: “God grant that the people of good […]

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Dinner on Wednesday, March 7th Cancelled

Due to the expected severity of tonight’s storm, The Wilson Center’s Wednesday Dinner & Dialogue is cancelled. Please stay safe and warm and we look forward to resuming welcoming you at the Center for dinner on March 21st (after spring break). If you have any questions, please email The Wilson Center Director at lauren.s.cohen@maine.edu. Thank […]

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Response to Events in Charlottesville, Virginia

Rev. Lauren Seganos Cohen, Director of the Wilson Center, released the following statement on behalf of the Wilson Center and its Board of Directors: In light of recent disturbing events in Charlottesville, Virginia, we affirm the value and dignity of people of color and minority communities, rejecting notions and acts of racism, antisemitism, intimidation, and intolerance. […]

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